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Regent Group Chairman Shahed put on seven-day fresh remand

Regent Group Chairman Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim has put on a 7-day fresh remand in a case of embezzling money of the former Farmers Bank. Dhaka senior special judge KM Imrul Kayesh passed the order after hearing in the case on Monday. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the case against Shahed Karim for embezzling Tk 2.71 crore from Padma ...

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Slain Maj (retd) Sinha’s mother satisfied with investigation progress

Nasima Akhter, mother of slain major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan, has expressed satisfaction with the pace and mode of investigation into her son’s murder. She was addressing a press briefing in Cox’s Bazar recently aired by various TV channels. “I am happy with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, army chief and all others who extended all-out supports in my critical ...

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Another doctor dies of Covid-19

Rezwanul Bari Shamim, assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery in Sirajganj Shaheed M Mansur Ali Medical College, died from coronavirus infections on Sunday noon. He was 49. He breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) while undergoing treatment around 1:45, family sources said. Dr Rezwanul Bari was tested positive for the virus at the PCR lab of Sirajganj ...

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317 killed in 238 accidents during Eid journeys

As many as 317 people were killed and 370 wounded in 238 accidents across the country during the Eid journeys, said Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity. Among these, 242 were killed and 331 wounded in 201 road accidents alone. Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity disclosed the information at a press conference in Sagar-Runi Auditorium of Dhaka Reporters Unity on Sunday. According to ...

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Operation of all intercity trains to begin after August 15

The authorities of Bangladesh Railway have decided to operate all intercity trains after August 15. Public relations officer of Railways Ministry Shariful Alam revealed this information on Sunday. Shariful Alam said Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan has given instruction in this regard. And the railway authorities are taking necessary preparations. Mentionable, the government on May 31 opened offices, other establishments ...

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Corona infection and death rates declining in Bangladesh: Minister

The numbers of both corona-infected people and deaths in Bangladesh have declined, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Sunday. “About 60-70 percent of seats designated in hospitals for corona patients are empty. This proves the number of patients has declined,” he said while talking to reporters at the secretariat. Most corona patients are now receiving treatment at home, he said adding: “Some 4,00-5,000 ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 34 more die, 2,487 test positive, 1,766 recover in 24hrs

Bangladesh on Sunday saw the detection of another 2,487 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 257,600. During the period the country registered death of 34 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 3,399. Health authorities reported that another 1,766 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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Bangamata a shining star of Bangladesh’s history of independence: Ambassador Ziauddin

Bangladesh Ambassador to the U.S.A. Mohammad Ziauddin has said Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib remains a shining star of Bangladesh’s history of independence because of her sagacity, farsightedness, and astute appraisal of evolving politics and well thought out decisions. The Ambassador said after independence, Bangamata devoted her time to be at the side of Bangabandhu in rebuilding the war-ravaged Bangladesh. He made the ...

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Stamford University student Shipra gets bail

A Cox’s Bazar court on Sunday granted bail to Shipra Rani Debnath who was arrested and sent to jail in a narcotics case following the killing of former army major Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan. Police picked up Shipra, a Stamford University student, from a local resort after the firing incident. However, police arrested Sifat – who was travelling with the ...

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BMA Rajbari unit president Dr Golam Mostofa dies of Covid-19

President of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) Rajbari unit Dr Md Golam Mostofa died from coronavirus infection on Saturday night. He was 89. The renowned eye specialist breathed his last at Faridpur Medical College and Hospital around 8:00 pm while undergoing treatment. Rajbari Civil Surgeon Nurul Islam confirmed the matter to media. He left behind his wife, four daughters and a ...

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